Professional Development Archive

Congrats to the Global Achievement Program Winners!

Each year, we (NAR Global) send a 14-page application out to all of our Global Business Councils. In those pages, we ask some very simple questions, and then some significantly more complicated questions, all with the intent to grasp...
November 1, 2018

Global Tech Series – Introduction and resources to help you succeed

Intro to Global Tech Series by Craig Grant, President, EasyRealtySites and The Real Estate Technology Institute I was speaking with a REALTORⓇ the other day who indicated that because they had immigrated to America, they thought focusing on International real...

Exchanging Business Opportunities in Asia – IREC 2018

Real estate agents and leaders from 19 countries gathered last week in Hanoi, Vietnam for the International Real Estate Conference (IREC), for two days of business and best practice exchange. To see each of the delegations so proudly representing...

Bringing Ireland to Chicago for Real Estate Networking and Education

The Irish culture is well represented in the Chicago area, from nightlife and restaurants to high-ranking politicians and religious leaders, not to mention the infamous parade on the south side (widely considered one of the largest Irish gatherings outside...

Make Connections in Asia-Pacific; Learn Global Trends at IREC 2018 in Hanoi

International Real Estate Conference (IREC) September 5-10 | Hanoi, Vietnam | The National Convention Center               Now in its fourth year, the International Real Estate Conference (IREC) has quickly become one of the most...

REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

It’s finally here! The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo takes place this week in Washington, D.C., and we can’t wait to see so many of you in person. For those of you who can’t attend, be sure to...

Real Estate – The Foundation of Freedom

by Mike Cobb, Chairman & CEO, ECI Development It was an honor to be nominated to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Realtors last fall. Accepting the role of Director was a decision I considered deeply...
December 7, 2017

Survey Says! CIPS designees: more money, diverse, and engaged

We didn’t quite conduct the survey Family-Feud style – although that might make for a fun Advisory Board idea next year! – but the results of the 2017 CIPS Designee survey are in! Special thanks to those who filled...

Connecting to Global at Your Local Association

For many, the connection to global begins at a local level. The 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate Activity statistics show that 59% of the international purchases made in 2015 were made by resident foreigners,...

Connecting NAR to the World With President’s Liaisons

If you follow NAR Global on social media or receive our emails you may have noticed that we are now accepting applications for next year’s President’s Liaisons. President’s Liaisons play a key role in maintaining NAR’s relationships with other...